Queen's University Belfast welcomes students from India and from all over the world. Indian students currently represent the third largest group of international students enrolled on postgraduate programmes at the University.
We have 17,000 students from over 80 countries, 3,500 staff and 100,000 graduates worldwide. We're one of the UK's leading universities with a heritage dating back over 150 years.
We accept a wide variety of qualifications. Below you will find information on undergraduate and postgraduate entry requirements, English Language requirements, potential scholarships for international applicants and details of our overseas agents and representatives.
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Students with the following qualifications will be considered for direct entry to Queen's University Belfast's Bachelor's degree programmes:
Please note that the grades required vary depending on the programme of study. Further guidance on the entry requirements for each degree programme can be found in the Undergraduate Coursefinder.
Applicants should normally have a first class (i.e. 60% or above) Bachelors degree but applicants holding a good second class Bachelor degree in some subjects (i.e. Law) from certain universities may also be considered.
Queen's University Admissions Office staff have expertise on a wide range of qualifications from around the world and will be able to assess your application's comparability to the UK entry requirement. Please ensure you upload copies of all official transcripts and final award certificates for programmes already completed and those currently being completed.
For those interested in Computing, Finance and Management courses, but who do not meet the entry requirements, you may wish to consider a a pre-masters Graduate Diploma offered by INTO Queen's.
Students interested in undertaking a PhD at Queen’s University need good grades in their Bachelor's and Master's programmes awarded by a recognised university in addition to a strong research proposal.
The grade required varies depending on the degree programme. For further guidance, you should consult the Postgraduate Coursefinder or visit the website of the Queen's School that offers the degree programme.
Applicants will normally need to demonstrate a level of English equivalent to 6.5 IELTS or 90 TOEFL IBT (Internet based test). However, some degree programmes have higher or lower requirements (please check individual programme requirements in the relevant undergraduate or postgraduate University Coursefinder). View the full list of acceptable English Language qualifications.
INTO Queen's University Belfast offers a wide range of English Language courses, which may assist students to meet the required standard of English language to be eligible for entry to degree programmes at the University. If you wish to apply for an INTO Queen's English course please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or consult the list of INTO Queen's English Language courses.
Queen's University Belfast offers a range of scholarships for international students.
A list of other potential sources of funding for Postgraduate study can be found on the University's Postgraduate Office website.
International Officer (with responsibility for India)
Queen’s Local Representatives in India
We work with the following representatives in India, who can provide free advice and information about applying to Queen's:
Study Overseas Ltd
Offices in New Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Coimbatore, Kochi, Vizag and Baroda, Pune, Chandigarth
Offices in Delhi, Hyderabad, Baroda, Indore and Lucknow
Offices in New Delhi, Bangalore, Pune, Amritsar, Chandigarh, Batala, Hyderabad, Chennai, Ahmedebad and Vizag
Offices in Mumbai, Ahemdabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Pune, Surat, Vadodara and Vizag
The Combine Company
Offices in Mumbai, Delhi, and Hyderabad
Counsellor Overseas Education
Offices in Chennai, Coimbatore, Cochin and Hyderabad
Offices in Kolkata
Offices in Delhi, Gurgaon, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Jaipur , Kolkata, Lucknow, Mangalore, Mumbai, Pune, Trivandrum, Vijayawada and Nepal.
Offices in Mumbai.
Queen's has a network of agents and representatives committed to providing you with high levels of support. More information on our network and a list of agents by country can be found on the University's agent webpages.
The British Council in your country can also offer advice on studying in the UK.
Ms Isabelle Husillos, the International Officer for India at Queen’s, will be visiting India from 17 May to 31 May 2013. She will be accompanied by two academics from Queen's - Dr Sara Ramshaw, lecturer in Law and Juris Doctor Programme Co-ordinator, and Professor Mark Palmer, International MBA Programme Director.
View details of the events and locations where you can meet Isabelle and find out more about study opportunities at Queen’s.
For details on the application process for both undergraduates and postgraduates, please visit the University's How to Apply section.
There is an active Indian Community Centre in Belfast.
INTO Queen’s University Belfast is a partnership with Queen's University which offers academic courses and English language programmes designed specifically for international students. The courses help prepare students for entry to university in the UK and acclimatise students to living and studying in a university environment.
INTO Queen's academic programmes include:
INTO Queen's English Language courses include: